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Homely cosy 2 bedroom holiday bungalow surrounded by woodland, pets welcome

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday bungalow in Saint Ives - The Shire, Lelant, Nr St Ives

Suitable for family of 4 or 4 adults, onsite pool, kids club, fabulous walks

This is a petite holiday bungalow suitable for a family with small children or 4 adults. There is one double room with enough storage space. The twin room again has hanging space and the second bed pulls out from under giving the option of 2 twin beds or a double.

A new bathroom has been fitted. It is shower only however a baby bath can be required.

The living/kitchen area is one open space which has also recently been redecorated and I have had a new kitchen fitted.

The lodge it's self is on a known family holiday site but is privately owned. The Shire is in a perfect location, not far to walk to the pool or bar but far enough by the woodland where it is quiet and peaceful. The front of the property you have your own picnic bench and there is plenty of grassy space around for play.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
31 August, 2016
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About Jodi

My name is Jodi and I am the owner of this cosy little bungalow. I first moved to Cornwall 10 years ago after what was supposed to be a short visit however I ended up moving here. I love Cornwall and everything about it the people, the atmosphere, the beaches. I'm in the forces so I travel a lot and I'm based up country. When I get time off from work I come to Cornwall as much as I can and stay here as it's also my home when I'm on leave.

Jodi purchased this bungalow in 2013

Why Jodi chose Cornwall

I bought this property after I returned from a tour and I spent the first winter redecorating and refurbished it to turn it into the cosy homely Shire . I have just recently fitted a new kitchen and redecorated the bedrooms. My parents also own a similar bungalow not far from mine. The Shire is in a great location.

What makes this bungalow unique

If you were to see any of the other bungalows on the site that are not privately owned, you will see a huge difference from mine. I wanted to make my property more fresh and modern and give it a warm cosy feel so guests will feel that they are home away from home. I have worked closely with my parents, who have been running their private bungalow for a few years now. I hope you find everything you will need during your stay and a little extra.


based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Homely cosy 2 bedroom holiday bungalow surrounded by woodland, pets welcome
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews

Very lovely holiday home in a perfect position!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely fortnight at the shire. The lodge has everything you need that you wouldn't normally expect!!! The site it's on is great too. Very friendly helpful staff! Thanks again for a great holiday!! The only downside is the cleaner wasn't very friendly on arrival!! We didn't see her again though so it wasn't a problem :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello thank you for the amazing review! I'm so glad you had a great stay!!! Hope to see you again in the future! Sorry about my grumpy cleaner! She's not that bad really Check out the website over the next few weeks I'm going down myself to do some redecorati g and put some news things in for next season many thanks again Jodi
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Good a home from home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little place a Home From home. Great beaches around with plenty of walks, The girls loved the clubhouse at night just to finish the day off.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Holiday @ Shire

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Shire for the first week of July and it was an excellent experience. Right from the booking it has been smooth sailing. Communication from Jodi was crisp and clear, the e-mails kept us well informed and she got back quickly with answers to our queries.

The location of the Shire is awesome with woodlands right at your doorstep. The cottage itself is very well decorated and was clean and tidy when we reached ... all the daily use stuff was already there so we didn't have to buy much except food.... the holiday village facilities are also good we used the swimming pool a few times, ping pong, video games and laundry...they also have a handy shop for small stuff like mike, bread etc...plus a bus stop

The location of The Shire is excellent with easy links to St Ives, Penzance, Land's end and many more nice locations ... forgot the names now :-)

Overall a great time...nice and relaxing!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review I'm so glad you had a good time and enjoyed staying at the shire your feed back means a lot to me and I'm so happy you had a fantastic holiday!! Hope to see you again in the future Jodi xxx
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Great Holiday

  • 4 of 5

Nice cottage in wooded area local to Hayle and St Ives

Nice for dog walking and chilling

Would stay again

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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One of our best holidays!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week's stay at The Shire. The interior is gorgeously decorated and we had everything we needed in the drawers with even spare spices, flour etc should we need it. We also appreciated the extra facilities such as the large shoe box outside the front door - ideal for muddy boots! The corner chalet plot was ideally placed so my sons could walk our dog straight away in the woods and it felt quite private. Lots of rabbits bouncing around and trees to look out on made it feel very restful. We had the sun on the patio most of the day too, not that we stayed there much to enjoy it. I would say that 2 adults and 2 children of 12 and 10 were definitely 'cosy' but there was plenty of space to sit down and the coat hangers on the doors were very useful! The location is ideal, and we visited lots of different beaches with our dog. Our favourite was Porth Kidney. We also drove to Lelant station, just down the road, parked and walked to St Ives, then caught the train home. The site facilities were okay, and the shop assistant very helpful and friendly. A really lovely stay, thank you, and we have said we will return and discover other beaches.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Small and perfectly formed!

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a fantastic stay at this cosy, well equipped chalet. The location on the site is ideal as it's tucked at the end away from most chalets and right on the forest edge. Perfect if taking a dog. Also, we found the areawas fantastic too, right in the middle of everything in the South West. We'd definitely like to return.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.1 Miles
The Watermill Pub
Nearest Ferry
82 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
At Porth Kidney Beach
Nearest Train
2.6 Miles
Hayle or (Camborn train station 9.6 Miles)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.6 Miles
There are many close by in the town of Hayle
Nearest Beach
2.7 Miles
Porth Kidney Beach (Hayle)
Car: necessary

The holiday lodge is tucked away surrounded by lovely woodland on a family holiday site. There are so many wonderful things to do in the West Country but close by to the site you have enough to keep you busy no matter the weather.

From speedy Go Karting to a relaxing Pony trek in the gorgeous Cornish Countryside or if you fancy a leisurely game of Golf all of which are within 10 minutes away. If you are a lover of the sea, there is plenty near by for you to experience such as sea fishing & surfing or if you prefer to stay on the dry land there are many beautiful walks wether it be in the open lush green countryside or along coasts and beaches full of refreshing sea air.

There are many attractions that Cornwall is famous for such as Theme parks, Cider Farms, Museums, Botanical Gardens and of course plenty of places to enjoy a delicious Cornish Pasty! Also, throughout the summer season there are many local festivals in various towns and villages that you can enjoy.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Saint Ives, St Ives area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn Sesaon
22 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter/Low Season
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter (Low Season)
14 Jan 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter Holidays
15 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring Season
30 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring Season
28 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Season
2 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Season
23 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Once the full payment has been made you will receive the welcome letter, directions and the code for the key box for the front door.

Please note that bookings are from Saturday to Saturday. Minimum of 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Saint Ives in West Country

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Baby baths can be requested.
  • Shower only bathroom with toilet & sink. Plenty of shelf space for toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Twin Room - 2 Single Bed , It's a guest bed either to have as 2 twins or makes a double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , It is a double devan bed storage under the mattress.
  • *Bed linen is NOT provided please ensure you bring your own bedding, sheets and towels.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please be aware that bed linen and towels are not provided and we ask that you bring your own. This is due to the fact that my house cleaning lady has a small window for the change over and we don't have the facilities and time to replace them. We do provide if required a baby bath and we have spare dog bowls if you need them.

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